Idaho Panhandle National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3815 Schreiber Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
INFORMATION ON THE RAMPIKE FIRE WILL BE UPDATED WEEKLY EACH FRIDAY
The Rampike Fire was detected on 7/31/2018 and caused by lightning the previous weekend. Burning 1.5 miles east of Shoshone Creek, the fire is on a ridge between Clinton Creek and Rampike Creek. With firefighter and public safety being the number one priority, area closures are in place on the Idaho Panhandle and Kootenai National Forests. Please see the Closures and Maps tabs for further information. Stage I fire restrictions are in effect on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests and Stage II fire restrictions are in effect on the Kootenai National Forest. Know before you go and contact your local Ranger District for details.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Friday July 27th, 2018 approx. 03:00 PM|
|Location||5 Miles east of East Hope ID|
|Incident Commander||Kelly Tucker T4 IC|
|Coordinates||48.266 latitude, -116.172 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Wednesday October 31st, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM|
Mixed conifers; timber litter and understory; 2-foot brush
Minimal fire activity and no growth due to cooler temps, precipitation and snow in the higher elevations.
Fire is controlled. Continue to monitor any interior activity.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Minimal fire behavior expected.
Suppression repair has been completed on areas not needed for future control operations.
Fire called controlled on October 3, 2018 at 1600
Precipitation this week has reduced fire spread potential. Isolated showers with low overnight temperatures and shorter burn periods resulted in low potential for additional growth. Another system this weekend will bring
cooler temps with additional precipitation expected and potential for snow
showers in the higher elevations.